May 23, 2016

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening May 23-29, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff


Monday, May 23

-- Northwestern Avenue Parking Garage cleaning (north half) continues. 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. nightly through June 2 (probable) except May 29. No vehicles in affected area during cleaning hours; daytime parking not affected. URL for overall garage cleaning schedule:

Wednesday, May 25

-- Spring Fling. Employee appreciation event. For faculty, staff, graduate student staff, and retirees (not families, friends, or other students). 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. On Memorial Mall and in Stewart Center. URL:

Thursday, May 26

-- CoeusLite training. For research faculty and staff. Organizer: Human Research Protection Program (HRPP). 9:30 a.m.-noon. Registration needed; location information then sent. (Additional dates, hours varied: June 3). Group training available.

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18-Oct. 27. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL:; updates on Facebookand Twitter

Saturday, May 28

-- Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade. "All-American" Marching Band. Noon-1:30 p.m. Downtown Indianapolis (starts at North and Pennsylvania). Tickets for seating: $15-$35; standing room free. URL for parade:

Sunday, May 29

-- Indianapolis 500 Race. "All-American" Marching Band in opening ceremonies. 8 a.m. Indianapolis Motor Speedway. $.



-- "Pop! Goes Purdue." May 10-June 11. Purdue University Galleries with West Lafayette Public Arts Team. Portraits by local artists of former Purdue students who have made a name in popular culture. Later, the works will be shown in West Lafayette as Indiana bicentennial banners. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL:

-- "Recent Acquisitions." May 10-Aug. 12. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks from Galleries' permanent collection, from paintings to rugs. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except holidays) and by appointment. URL:

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours.

-- Archives and Special Collections: Library open; next exhibition opening TBA. The library also has online exhibits; go to

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL:
     * No exhibition; closed until Aug. 24



Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events:

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. and Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed for summer.

URL for box offices and venues: 

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